LKBEN11066: Posix error 6: No such device or address


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You get the error message: No such device or address

Cause

none

Solution

This error can occur in quite a lot of situations.

e.g.
loop: can't open device /dev/loop0: No such device or address
capi not installed - No such device or address
grep: /etc/apache2/logs/fcgidsock/<number>: No such device or address
linux submountd: mount failure, No such device or address
stty: : No such device or address
mt: /dev/st0: No such device or address

In the most situations, the device or socket does not exist. Check if the device exists, or if you have the modules loaded.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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